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Buying property is about accumulating good assets and should be part of your financial plan. If you are considering buying a property, now is a good time because: interest rates are lowthere are government incentives available for first home buyersfinancial regulators removed the shackles from lendersthere are fewer buyers...

With tax time fast approaching, here are five tax time tips to ensure you maximise the deductions for your investment property. 1. Understand what deductions you’re entitled to As a property investor, you’re entitled to a range of tax deductions. These will help lower your taxable income and make owning...

Triple Zero Property has partnered with Uniforms 4 Kids (U4K) which helps children throughout Australia. This great initiative has already provided over 5000 clothes to children from repurposed uniforms.  The Uniform 4 Kids program was pioneered by Order of Australia recipient Yvonne Pattinson in 2015...

The Sunshine Coast continues to defy the rental market trends being witnessed by other areas, with the Real Estate Institute of Qld classifying the region as “tight”. According to their December quarterly report, the Gold Coast rose from 1.7 per cent to 4.38 per cent and...

What is depreciation? As a building gets older and items within it wear out, they depreciate in value. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows property investors to claim a deduction relating to the building and fixtures it contains. Depreciation can be claimed by any owner of...

Here’s the hardest thing for real estate consumers doing research: who do you believe? It’s hard to know who’s worth listening to and who is not. There are so many people pumping out press releases, writing commentary pieces and pontificating on television about our housing markets –...

When an investor starts claiming depreciation, they can reduce their tax liability. This is because depreciation essentially lowers their taxable income, meaning they may be able to put more money back in their pocket at tax time. For many investors, the additional savings depreciation provides them can...

Changes were made in 2017 to legislation around the requirements for smoke alarms and it impacts every home owner.  For landlords these changes mean that that all QLD rental properties must meet these strict new guidelines by 2022. According to the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services,...

It is an exciting time to be living or owning property on the Sunshine Coast.  And with last week’s announcement that Australia’s next subsea cable will land on the Sunshine Coast is news that will reshape this area like no other game changer project has...

The difference between ‘Joint Tenants’ and ‘Tenants in Common’ Buying a property is an exciting time for you and your partner and is often another milestone achieved on your journey together. When it comes to the transfer documents though, do you purchase it with your partner as...